03. December 2020 · Comments Off on Disinformation · Categories: Recent Events

Disinformation in Local Elections: How to spot it and what you can do

When: Wednesday, October 7 at 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.

Where: This free event will livestream on thenewstribune.comtheolympian.com, bellinghamherald.com, and tri-cityherald.com.

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We will share examples of it in Washingtonโ€™s local elections and strategies for spotting it as you look to make the best possible decisions for your community in November. We will give you a roadmap for spotting false claims and help you learn how to set the record straight.

We will bring together misinformation experts from academia and technology, including event partners Microsoft and University of Washington, local reporters and policymakers to discuss how we can navigate with confidence an election unlike any other.

Please join us. You can sign up here.

Thanks, as always, for your support of local news.